Dementia Care Partner Talkshow

Dementia Care Partner Talkshow

By Positive Approach to Care
This is the Dementia Care Partner Talkshow, a podcast to help you navigate the senior care maze. Learn and laugh with us as we discuss creative solutions and ideas to common and uncommon dementia care challenges, and how to make sense of the senior care industry and options when you're not a professional.

Are you caring for a person living with dementia? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note at info@pineseducation.org and tell us what you'd like for us to discuss! You can also visit our website at www.PinesEducation.org.
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Episode 22: Holiday Tips for Dementia
Find out how to increase your chances for a beautiful holiday season with your person living with Alzheimer's or another form of dementia. Get the free "Holiday Tips for Everyone Living with Dementia" handout at https://www.pineseducation.org/holidays/ Join our free and brand new "Dementia Caregiver Talkshow" Group on Facebook - an online community for listeners of our podcast and dementia caregivers that would like to share experiences and thoughts with other people that are also on the dementia journey. Visit www.facebook.com/groups/dementiacaregiver and answer two simple questions to join!
22:29
November 21, 2018
Episode 21: Reducing Dangers for Seniors in the Home
Learn which everyday tasks can become difficult for seniors living at home, and how you can adapt the environment to reduce dangers and increase quality of life. Learn more about the Teepa Snow programs we mention using the links below: "In-Home Dementia Care: Tips & Techniques" : Learn more about the DVD at https://bit.ly/2yUXXWf or save $10 and watch the same video online instead at https://bit.ly/2AMB6xu. "Living at Home with Mid to Later Stage Dementia": Learn more about the DVD at https://bit.ly/2P8ZMZU or save $10 and watch the same video online instead at https://bit.ly/2Lcj89R Join our free and brand new "Dementia Caregiver Talkshow" Group on Facebook - an online community for listeners of our podcast and dementia caregivers that would like to share experiences and thoughts with other people that are also on the dementia journey. Visit www.facebook.com/groups/dementiacaregiver and answer two simple questions to join!
29:17
November 5, 2018
Episode 20: Bathing and Dementia: Overcoming Resistance
Learn creative tips & techniques to reduce stress during bath time. To learn more about the "Mini Course" on bathing in late stage dementia, visit https://www.pineseducation.org/product/mini-course-assistance-with-eating-drinking-in-late-stage-dementia-copy/ Also check out our blog "11 Tips for Bathing A Person Living with Dementia" at https://www.pineseducation.org/11-tips-for-bathing-a-person-with-dementia/ Join our free and brand new "Dementia Caregiver Talkshow" Group on Facebook - an online community for listeners of our podcast and dementia caregivers that would like to share experiences and thoughts with other people that are also on the dementia journey. Visit www.facebook.com/groups/dementiacaregiver and answer two simple questions to join!
27:38
October 30, 2018
Episode 19: Memory Care Options - What You Need to Know
Learn why knowing the difference between the different available memory care options can impact the quality of care and life of your loved one living with dementia. Join our free and brand new "Dementia Caregiver Talkshow" Group on Facebook - an online community for listeners of our podcast! Visit www.facebook.com/groups/dementiacaregiver and answer two simple questions to join!
29:12
October 22, 2018
Episode 18: Recognizing Changes in Intimate Relationships with Teepa Snow (Part 2)
Learn how spousal relationships change as the dementia progresses. This episode features special guest Teepa Snow. Join our free and brand new "Dementia Caregiver Talkshow" Group on Facebook - an online community for listeners of our podcast and dementia caregivers that would like to share experiences and thoughts with other people that are also on the dementia journey. Visit www.facebook.com/groups/dementiacaregiver and answer two simple questions to join!
18:25
October 16, 2018
Episode 17: Recognizing Changes in Intimate Relationships with Teepa Snow and Linn Possell (Part 1)
Learn how spousal relationships change as the dementia progresses. This episode features special guests Teepa Snow and Linn Possell. Join our free and brand new "Dementia Caregiver Talkshow" Group on Facebook - an online community for listeners of our podcast and dementia caregivers that would like to share experiences and thoughts with other people that are also on the dementia journey. Visit www.facebook.com/groups/dementiacaregiver and answer two simple questions to join!
17:24
October 12, 2018
Episode 16: Hospital Stays and Dementia
Learn why hospital stays can be dangerous for people living with dementia, and how you can be their advocate and make sure your loved one's stay will end with the most positive outcome possible. Download the "Hospital Bag" and "Personal Medical History" lists at www.pineseducation.org/hospital
26:44
October 2, 2018
Episode 15: Lewy Body Dementia - Why Misdiagnosis is Dangerous
Learn about the symptoms of Lewy Body Dementia, and why misdiagnosing the condition can have serious side effects. Limited Time-Offer: Save 20% on the Lewy Body Dementia program with care expert Teepa Snow! Visit www.pineseducation.org/lbd to see free video clips and order the full video today. (Discount Offer expires 10/01/2018). Join our free and brand new "Dementia Caregiver Talkshow" Group on Facebook - an online community for listeners of our podcast and dementia caregivers that would like to share experiences and thoughts with other people that are also on the dementia journey. Visit www.facebook.com/groups/dementiacaregiver and answer two simple questions to join! Have questions? Send us an email at info@pineseducation.org.
29:42
September 21, 2018
Episode 14: Stages of Dementia - How to Focus on the Positives
Learn about the different stages of dementia, and how to focus on the positives as the disease progresses. Watch Teepa Snow's video "Progression of Dementia" online immediately at https://www.pineseducation.org/product/progression-of-dementia-seeing-gems-not-just-loss-with-teepa-snow-2/ or on DVD at https://www.pineseducation.org/product/progression-of-dementia-seeing-gems-not-just-loss-with-teepa-snow/. You're outside the U.S.A.? It's also available on Amazon at https://www.amazon.com/Alzheimers-Dementia-Care-DVD-Progression/dp/B005IGYQTC/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1537187248&sr=8-1&keywords=progression+of+dementia
31:54
September 17, 2018
Episode 13: Thirteen Creative Ways to Reduce Sundowning
Learn about common triggers that cause sundowning, and get creative strategies to keeping a regular circadian rhythm. This is a sample of a "Full Spectrum" lamp we mention in this podcast: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B012BAGKHS/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=B012BAGKHS&linkCode=as2&tag=demecareacad-20&linkId=b201b80ce0c8a1e7e6ddcc8c614eef1d This is the video excerpt with Teepa in which she demonstrates a "dry swallow:" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sNPAESrllgQ&t Experience Teepa LIVE on October 9&10, 2018, in Florida! Visit https://www.pineseducation.org/teepa2018/ to secure your ticket today! Can't make it to the live event? Browse our video collection with Teepa Snow at www.pineseducation.org. Join our free and brand new "Dementia Caregiver Talkshow" Group on Facebook - an online community for listeners of our podcast! Visit www.facebook.com/groups/dementiacaregiver and answer two simple questions to join!
23:44
September 10, 2018
Episode 12: Top Five Tips If You Think Something is Wrong
This episode features our special guest and dementia care trainer Teepa Snow! Listen and learn about her top five tips if you think a person might be living with Alzheimer's or another form of dementia. Browse our available videos with Teepa Snow visit www.pineseducation.org. Join our free and brand new "Dementia Caregiver Talkshow" Group on Facebook - an online community for listeners of our podcast and dementia caregivers that would like to share experiences and thoughts with other people that are also on the dementia journey. Visit www.facebook.com/groups/dementiacaregiver and answer two simple questions to join! Have questions? Send us an email at info@pineseducation.org.
18:43
September 3, 2018
Episode 11: How to Solve Dementia Care Challenges with Creativity
Learn about creating routines and setting up your environment creatively to help people with dementia succeed. Join our free and brand new "Dementia Caregiver Talkshow" Group on Facebook - an online community for listeners of our podcast and dementia caregivers that would like to share experiences and thoughts with other people that are also on the dementia journey. Visit www.facebook.com/groups/dementiacaregiver and answer two simple questions to join! Have questions? Send us an email at info@pineseducation.org.
22:06
August 27, 2018
Episode 10: What You Need to Know about Frontotemporal Dementias
Learn about signs and symptoms of Frontotemporal Dementias, and why they can be difficult to recognize and diagnose. Download the free Frontotemporal Dementias Resources List at www.pineseducation.org/ftd. Join our free and brand new "Dementia Caregiver Talkshow" Group on Facebook - an online community for listeners of our podcast and dementia caregivers that would like to share experiences and thoughts with other people that are also on the dementia journey. Visit www.facebook.com/groups/dementiacaregiver and answer two simple questions to join! Have questions? Send us an email at info@pineseducation.org.
24:12
August 20, 2018
Episode 9: How to Recognize Alzheimer's Disease? (Part 2)
Learn about signs and symptoms of Alzheimer's Disease, and why they can be difficult to recognize. Join our free and brand new "Dementia Caregiver Talkshow" Group on Facebook - an online community for listeners of our podcast and dementia caregivers that would like to share experiences and thoughts with other people that are also on the dementia journey. Visit www.facebook.com/groups/dementiacaregiver and answer two simple questions to join! Get the "Personal History" sheet we mention in the show at www.pineseducation.org/personalhealth/ You can also download the free "Medication List" we mention in the show at www.vertex42.com/ExcelTemplates/medication-list.html To download the "Side Effects Tracker" for medications visit www.freeprintablemedicalforms.com/preview/Side_Effects_Tracker (the PDF version is free of charge).
18:46
August 14, 2018
Episode 8: How to Recognize Alzheimer's Disease? (Part 1)
Learn about signs and symptoms of Alzheimer's Disease, and why they can be difficult to recognize. Join our free and brand new "Dementia Caregiver Talkshow" Group on Facebook - an online community for listeners of our podcast and dementia caregivers that would like to share experiences and thoughts with other people that are also on the dementia journey. Visit www.facebook.com/groups/dementiacaregiver and answer two simple questions to join! Get the "Personal History" sheet we mention in the show at http://www.pineseducation.org/personalhealth/ You can also download the free "Medication List" we mention in the show at https://www.vertex42.com/ExcelTemplates/medication-list.html To download the "Side Effects Tracker" for medications visit https://www.freeprintablemedicalforms.com/preview/Side_Effects_Tracker (the PDF version is free of charge).
21:12
August 6, 2018
Episode 7: Vascular Dementia - Are You At Risk?
Learn about the risk factors and symptoms of Vascular Dementia, and what you can do to reduce your risk. Join our free and brand new "Dementia Caregiver Talkshow" Group on Facebook - an online community for listeners of our podcast and dementia caregivers that would like to share experiences and thoughts with other people that are also on the dementia journey. Visit https://www.facebook.com/groups/dementiacaregiver and answer two simple questions to join!
25:53
July 30, 2018
Episode 6: How and Why You Want to Recognize Different Types of Dementia
Learn about the many different types of dementia, and why being able to recognize the differences can significantly impact the well-being of the person in your care. To download the handout we mention in this episode, please visit www.pineseducation.org/personalhealth. You have questions or comments for us? We'd love to hear from you! Send us an email at info@pineseducation.org
40:54
July 23, 2018
Episode 5: Why You Need to Stay Healthy as a Care Partner and How to Do It
Learn why caring for yourself is critical as a care partner, and which strategies you can implement to reduce your stress and risk of developing chronic disease. You can find and download the "Personal History" handout we mention in this show at www.pineseducation.org/personalhealth Are you caring for a person living with dementia? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note at info@pineseducation.org and tell us what you'd like for us to discuss! You can also visit our website at www.PinesEducation.org.
38:13
July 18, 2018
Episode 4: Why You Want to Get A Good and Complete Diagnosis
Learn why getting a complete and dementia-specific diagnosis by a specialist is critical for your loved one's and your own physical, financial, and emotional well-being. You can find and download the "Personal History" handout we mention in this show at www.pineseducation.org/personalhealth Are you caring for a person living with dementia? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note at info@pineseducation.org and tell us what you'd like for us to discuss! You can also visit our website at www.PinesEducation.org.
23:21
July 9, 2018
Episode 3: Dementia vs. Normal Aging
Learn the differences between dementia and normal aging, and why your hearing can have a positive or negative impact on your brain health. Are you caring for a person living with dementia? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note at info@pineseducation.org and tell us what you'd like for us to discuss! You can also visit our website at www.PinesEducation.org.
18:18
July 2, 2018
Episode 2: Safeguarding Relationships in Dementia Care
Learn about the different ways dementia can affect your relationship with your spouse or partner, and how to best manage your changing roles and responsibilities. Learn why you have to understand that the person living with dementia is doing the best they can, and how you can help them by changing your own approaches, the environment, and the activities you enjoy together. Are you caring for a person living with dementia? We would love to hear from you! Send us a note at info@pineseducation.org and tell us what you'd like for us to discuss! You can also visit our website at www.PinesEducation.org.
28:24
June 20, 2018
Episode 1 of the Dementia Care Partner Talkshow
Join us for the the very first episode of the Dementia Care Partner Talkshow! Learn why we're producing this show, and how we want to help stressed dementia care partners make their day a little easier with practical tips, techniques and insights!
12:13
June 12, 2018
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